Both women missing from Greene County found

4 years 2 months 1 week ago Monday, June 15 2015 Jun 15, 2015 Monday, June 15, 2015 12:40:00 PM CDT June 15, 2015 in News
By: Katie Pylipow and Austin Hough, KOMU 8 Digital Producers and The Associated Press

GREENE COUNTY - UPDATE: The Greene County Sheriff's Office has found Gypsy Blancharde. Officials say she has been located and is safe and they are continuing their investigation. The Associated Press reported she was found in another state and that a person of interest is in custody.

UPDATE, 8 a.m. Monday: A search warrant was obtained for the residence of the missing individuals. Upon service of the warrant, Greene County Sheriff's Office Deputies discovered the body of a deceased 48 year old female who was confirmed to be Clauddinnea "Dee Dee" Blancharde inside the home. 

Gypsy Blancharde is still missing, and the Greene County Sheriff's Office's investigation continues.

ORIGINAL STORY: An endangered person advisory has been issued by the Greene County Sheriff's office in Springfield for a missing person incident that occurred Sunday night.

Clauddinnea Blancharde, 48, and her daughter Gypsy Blancharde, 19, were both endangered and missing.

Both the mother and daughter have severe medical issues and are described as Caucasian. Gypsy may require a wheelchair. 

Neither woman had been seen since June 10.

Anyone with information about the endangered missing person is encouraged to call 911 to contact the nearest law enforcement agency or to call the Greene County Sheriff's office at (417) 829-6230.

This story has been updated with the most recent information. 

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